BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Roger Heinen

Roger Heinen

Chair

Resident since 2006. Angel investor, artist, software developer. Director, Monotype (NASDAQ: TYPE), the leading supplier of digital fonts and typefaces. Former senior exec at Apple and Microsoft. BS, PhD Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Stanford Graduate School of Business. He loves building and sailing wooden sailboats.

Michael Ingram

Michael Ingram

Vice Chair - Marketing

Resident since 1989. Consultant to K2M Design (formerly MBI-K2m Architecture, Inc.), owner/partner in Aqua Nightclub. Served on the Monroe County Tourist Development Council (12 years; Chair for 10 years), Key West Planning Board, Monroe County Human Services Advisory Board (Chairman), Key West Business Guild Board (past President), Key West Art and Historic Society Board of Trustees, and Friends of the AIDS Memorial (Chairman), among numerous other civic organizations. Currently a fund advisor of the Marion Stevens Fund, managed by CFFK. B.A. in Architecture from Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

Rita A. Linder

Rita A. Linder

Vice Chair - Grants

Resident since 2005. M.S. in counseling from New York University and J.D., magna cum laude, from University of Baltimore. Happily retired from the practice of law and now experimenting with the arts of mixed media and painting. Currently a board member and secretary of The Studios of Key West, Inc. and The Artist Residencies at Key West, Inc., and advisor to the board of the Waterfront Playhouse.

Bill Porter

Bill Porter

Vice Chair - Development

Resident since 2002. Undergraduate AB International Relations, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Masters, International Business, George Washington Univ. Formerly served as U.S. Naval Officer, Federal Executive, Board Member and President of Several Associations, Univ. and College Trustee. Yacht Captain and Past Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Vietnam Veteran. Researcher on best-selling career life planning book “What Color is Your Parachute?” Hobbies: Six grandchildren, adventure travel, reading, and learning.

W. Ann Reynolds

W. Ann Reynolds

Vice Chair - Investment

Resident since 2004. U. of Iowa, Ph.D.; Prof. of Anatomy, U.Ill. Med. Ctr.; Provost, Ohio State; Chancellor, Calif. State Univ. System and also City Univ. of New York; President, U. of Alabama, Birmingham. Boards of Abbott, AEP, Humana, Life Technologies, Maytag, Owens-Corning, Tennessee Williams Theater, Lincoln Center Institute, Union Theological Seminary.

Susanne Woods

Susanne Woods

Treasurer and Vice Chair - Finance

Resident since 2005, Keys homeowner since 1998. BA and MA, UCLA, PhD in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University. Provost and Professor of English Emerita, Wheaton College, MA; Visiting Professor of English, University of Miami; and Senior Adviser, Council of Independent Colleges. Previous positions include Vice President for Academic Affairs, Franklin & Marshall College, and Professor of English and Associate Dean of the Faculty, Brown University. Senior Warden, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Author of books and articles on renaissance poetry and poetics.

Doug Mayberry

Doug Mayberry

Secretary

Keys resident since 1995. Broker and Owner of Doug Mayberry Real Estate. Former Operations and General Management, Procter & Gamble, Unilever, and Vie de France. Former Chair, Key West Association of Realtors. Has served on the boards of the Key West Symphony, Metropolitan Community Church, and Equality Florida. BS from Tulane University in Electrical Engineering. Enjoys international travel and gardening.

Robert Spottswood

Robert Spottswood

Immediate Past Chair

Resident since birth. BSBA from Univ. of Florida, JD from Univ. of Miami School of Law. Partner in the Miami law firm of Taylor, Brion, Buker & Greene until 1992. Currently Chairman, CEO, and President of Spottswood Companies, Inc., Vice Chairman of Hyatt Residential Group, Inc., Director of First State Bank, of counsel to the law firm of Spottswood, Spottswood & Spottswood, and has served on many civic, community and charitable boards.

Ron Burd

Ron Burd

Recently moved to Key West. Retired Exec. VP, Strategy and Organization Development, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals (TJUH). Served 20 years as President/CEO of Devereux. Fulfilled a lifelong dream, restoring and sailing a 45-foot sailboat from Maine to the Caribbean with his wife, Joyce; became licensed Coast Guard Captain. Graduated with honors, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Founding Chair, Child Mental Health Div. of Child Welfare League of America; leadership positions, Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and World Presidents Organization (WPO); board member, Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine.

Bobby Highsmith

Bobby Highsmith

Resident since birth. JD from University of Florida College of Law; BA from Duke University. Attorney and partner in the firm of Koenig, Highsmith & Van Loon, P.A., specializing in wills, trusts and estates. Former CFFK board chairman and board advisor. Elected to the Monroe County School Board for District 1, board member of the Performing Arts Centers for Key West (Tennessee Williams Theatre), Chancellor and a member of the Vestry of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, member of the Key West Chamber of Commerce’s Military Affairs Committee, Navy League, and Key West Rotary Club, and head coach in the Key West Junior Football League.

Will Langley

Will Langley

Keys resident since 2010. Realtor for Berkshire Hathaway Knight & Gardner Realty, and a partner of Knight/ Gardener/ Langley Commercial Services Team. Owned and operated several successful tourism-based businesses throughout the Caribbean. Received Berkshire Hathaway Legend Award and KW Association of Realtors’ Rookie of the Year. Former Board member, KW Association of Realtors, KW Yacht Club (Fleet Captain), and founding member of KW Young Professional’s Network. Degrees in Government and Political Science and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University. Avid boater and pilot.

Greg Oropeza

Greg Oropeza

Resident since birth. BS Economics from University of Florida, and JD from Florida State University. Partner in the law firm of Smith | Oropeza, PL. Past Board Member of the City of Key West Planning Board, Key West Gator Alumni Boosters and the Key West Rotary Club. Current member serving on the boards of the Key West Fishing Tournament and 16th Judicial Circuit Florida Bar Grievance Committee.

Karen Sharp

Karen Sharp

Resident since 1981. Florida Atlantic University, BBA; Central Michigan Univ., Master’s. President & CEO First State Bank of the Florida Keys. Event Lead for the American Cancer Society’s 2015 Relay for Life of the Lower Keys and 20th Anniversary Reunion Celebration. Member of the Florida Keys Chapter of the FICPA and Key West Chamber of Commerce.

Ken Silverman

Ken Silverman

Key West homeowner since 2009. Retired from 30+ year career in senior executive positions in the New York City residential real estate management and sales industry. Engineering and computer science degree from MIT Sloan School of Management. Served as the first outside professional general manager of Co-op City. Served as President of J.H. Taylor, among others. Board member, Rent Stabilization Association. Owns commercial complexes at the corner of Eaton St. and 400 block of Duval St. He and his wife, Kate Regan, share their time between Key West and Amagansett, NY.

Rosi Ware

Rosi Ware

Resident since 2000. Consultant for Kantar and WPP, the world’s largest marketing services group. Former CEO of Millward Brown, the world’s largest research agency. Previously worked for the Mars Corporation and Cadbury in Marketing; DMB & B and TBWA advertising agencies as strategic planning director. Former Board Chair of The Studios of Key West; board member of MARC and the Key West Garden Club. Hobbies include gardening, theater, literature, music, movies and travel.

Brian Wruble

Brian Wruble

Resident since 2010, homeowner since 2003. Homes also in Princeton, NJ and Fredericktown, MD. Long career in investment management, private equity and hedge fund industries. BEE and MEE from Cornell, MBA from NYU. Served as civilian engineer on US Navy experimental nuclear deep submersible, "Submarine NR-1." Chairman, OppenheimerFunds board of trustees; Chairman Emeritus, The Jackson Laboratory; Trustee and Treasurer, Institute for Advanced Study. Hobbies: amateur radio, skiing, travel, reading.

CFFK STAFF

Dianna Sutton

Dianna Sutton

President & CEO
Mary Beth Hurd

Mary Beth Hurd

Program and Development Coordinator
Greg Charleston

Greg Charleston

Communications Manager
Mark Songer

Mark Songer

Accountant/Bookkeeper

Holly Allen

Administrative Assistant

CFFK Board Advisors

Ray Baker, Founder

Michael Dively, Founder

Shirley Freeman, Past Chair

CFFK Special Advisors

Susan Cardenas

Thomas Clements

John Dolan-Heitlinger

Holly Merrill